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Paine says standards unfair, expert says school needs to make case

Paine College claims its accrediting body is biased against small private colleges like Paine and is using arbitrary financial standards to get rid of those schools, some of which are historically ...
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016

Questions linger about former president's stewardship of Paine

According to a lawsuit Paine filed against the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Paine faced a $10 million budget shortfall when George Bradley left.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

Schools chief updates Augusta Commission on status, needs

Richmond County’s superintendent of schools reached out to Augusta commissioners to help close an underachievement gap that exists in certain Richmond County schools.
By Susan McCord | Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

ALS Walk benefits clinic, patients

The Beat Feet for ALS walk begins with registration at 8 a.m. and an opening ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at Riverwalk Augusta.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

Augusta Commission, school board hold joint meeting

School system officials are expected to update Augusta commissioners about needy schools in their districts at a Friday breakfast meeting.
By Susan McCord | Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

RCSS student advisor series: Davidson eighth-grader Zanaiah Billups

In early September, State School Superintendent Richard Woods named 108 Georgia students to serve on his 2016-2017 Student Advisory Council. Among those chosen were six pupils from the Richmond ...
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

AU on path to getting new building

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents approved $4.5 million as part of its Fiscal Year 2018 Capital Request for design of a College of Science and Math Building.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

Richmond County School Safety Department receives state certification

Richmond County’s Department of School Safety was honored Tuesday evening as a state certified police department.
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

Judge allows teacher to turn self in after bus incident

Chief Probate Judge Harry B. James III "reluctantly" signed an order for a warrant against a former Barton Chapel Elementary teacher following a Tuesday hearing into possible battery against a ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

Elementary teacher accused of slapping pupil reassigned to different school

A former Sue Reynolds Elementary teacher has been reassigned to another elementary school after being accused of slapping a third-grade pupil on Aug. 18.
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

Paine to remain accredited, alleges bias

Paine College will remain accredited and on probation after reaching an agreement with its accrediting body after the college filed a lawsuit Monday morning.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

Paine files federal lawsuit to keep accreditation

Paine College has filed a federal lawsuit over accreditation decision.
Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

Program teaches second-graders about water safety

Each week, a different elementary school brings pupils to the Kroc Center pool, where they are taught the significance of water safety.
By Doug Stutsman | Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

Obscure gene could point to kidney cancer

A rarely studied gene could point to why black men have higher rates of kidney cancer and might provide a way of identifying a cancer for which there are no current screenings, researchers at ...
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

AUMC ER doc finalist for 'Ultimate Guy'

Dr. Jedidiah Ballard, an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at Augusta University, is one of three finalists for the annual "Ultimate Guy Search" by Men's Health magazine.
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

5 finalists named for Columbia County teacher of year

This year's finalists include three elementary school teachers and two high school teachers.
By Abbigail Lennon | Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Thousands attend annual CSRA College Night

Winnequa Thomas and Geneva Cedeno were among thousands of local students who took part Thursday in the annual CSRA College Night.
By Doug Stutsman | Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

ARC student to advise school chief

In early September, Georgia state Superintendent Richard Woods named 108 students to serve on his 2016-17 Student Advisory Council. Among them were six from the Richmond County school system.
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

USC Aiken scores high in magazine rankings

The University of South Carolina Aiken has been ranked the top Regional Comprehensive Public College in the South by U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Colleges guide, according to a news ...
Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

Richmond County schools to make up missed day on Columbus Day

Richmond County public schools will be open on Columbus Day - Oct. 10 - after canceling Sept. 2 due to heavy rains in the area.
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016
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